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ISRN Dentistry
Volume 2011, Article ID 203619, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2011/203619
Research Article

Tooth Extraction in Patients on Oral Anticoagulants: Prospective Study Conducted in 108 Brazilian Patients

1School of Dentistry, Paulista State University, Goiânia, GO, Brazil
2Estácio de Sá University, Goiânia, GO, Brazil
3Hematology and Hemotherapy Center, State University of Campinas, Campinas, SP, Brazil

Received 5 April 2011; Accepted 5 May 2011

Academic Editors: G. Kugel and G. L. Lodi

Copyright © 2011 Claudio Maranhão Pereira et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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